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January 17, 2017

With less than a week left in his term, President Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning today. Manning had been serving a 35-year sentence in a maximum security prison after releasing info...

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January 11, 2017

Following the first day of Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson’s confirmation hearing, Amnesty International USA executive director Margaret Huang released the following statement

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January 10, 2017

Saudi Arabia’s authorities have begun the year with an intensified crackdown against human rights activists dealing another heavy blow to the last vestiges of the country’s embattled civil society,...

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January 9, 2017

In a letter sent to President Obama, a former FBI Special Agent called for the president to grant clemency to Native American activist and federal prisoner Leonard Peltier, who has served over 40 y...

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